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The New York Times Parent's Guide to the Best Books for Children

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The Classic Guide That Helps You Select the Books the Child You Know Will Love

In this third, fully revised and updated edition of The New York Times Parent's Guide to the Best Books for Children, the children's book editor of The New York Times Book Review personally selects and recommends books for children of every age.

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Paperback, Revised, Updated, Third Edition, 530 pages
Published November 14th 2000 by Harmony (first published 1987)
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Ruth Ann
Jun 30, 2010 rated it really liked it
Filled with recognizable art from well-known children's books, this book is a valuable resource for parents, teachers, and librarians who make an effort to match kids with books that will enthrall them. This resource is easy to use, containing the following sections: wordless books, picture books, story books, early reading books, middle reading books, and young adult books. Probably the best feature is the extensive indexes that help you locate a book by title, author, or subject, including jus ...more
Jeffrey
Mar 28, 2010 rated it really liked it
Shelves: read-in-2010
I was looking for a book to help me pick out books for my almost 7 year old twins. My recollection of classics is very good but many of them are for slightly older kids.

The section for very young readers is a little deficient, but the section for middle readers hits all of the books that I remember and a huge cross section of other books published since I was a child.

A good source for parents of readers.
lisel stone
Jul 05, 2007 rated it it was amazing
Excellent reference for teachers and parents.
Natalie
Dec 03, 2008 rated it really liked it
Shelves: parenting, children-s
List of children's books - age-appropriate, with short reviews. Some I agree with, some not.
Polly
May 21, 2011 rated it liked it
Shelves: parenting
really just a laundry list of books. not organized except by reading level
Joyce
May 13, 2009 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: reference
Eden Ross Lipson's taste in children's book was impeccable, and her thematic indexes were really innovative.

RIP Eden Ross Lipson, who died yesterday.
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